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Dave McQuilling

Dave McQuilling

Dave has spent pretty much his entire career as a journalist; this has included jobs at newspapers, TV stations, on the radio, in magazines, and online. For the last few years, he’s been focusing on automotive, technology, and food. Outside of The Manual, you can currently read his work on SlashGear, Tasting Table, and ReviewGeek.

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Ford F-150 Lariat model.

The Ford F-150 Lightning is finally getting this handy feature for EVs

The Ford F-150 Lightning will soon be able to use Apple Maps' EV Routing feature, which helps EV owners optimize their charging on trips.
The Rolex Perpetual 1908

All new Rolex 1908 men’s watch leans into timeless Rolex styling and we can’t get enough of it

New Rolex 1908 will make everyone think you purchased a vintage Rolex, but it's brand new
Panerai's 2023 Navy Seals watches

Panerai releases its 2023 Navy SEALs dive watches, and they’re incredible

Panerai have released the 2023 Navy SEALs collection, and they're sensational
BMW Neue Klasse driving

BMW, Mercedes Benz offer competing visions of our EV future

Luxury car makers BMW and Mercedes Benz are both all-in on EVs, but they have very idfferent ideas of what the future should be
TAG Heuer Porsche watches on wheel

Porsche, TAG Heuer team up for Carrera Chronograph honoring the 911, a timeless classic

Porsche and TAG Heuer have teamed up to bring us the Carrera Chronograph, honoring the timeless design of Porsche's most iconic vehicle
Apple Watch S9 with Nike bands

Apple Watch Series 9 vs Apple Watch Series 8: Should you upgrade?

Does the S9 chip and features like the double tap gesture make the Apple Watch 9 worth the upgrade?
F-150 Lightning backup power charging

BMW, Ford, and Honda team up to solve the biggest problem with EV charging stations

EV charging stations are a confusing network of varying functionality, but BMW, Honda, and Ford think they can fix it
Apple Watch Ultra 2 double tap gesture

Apple Watch Ultra 2 vs Apple Watch Ultra: Should you upgrade?

Backed by the powerful S9 chip, and with improvements to its display, functionality, and battery life -- the Apple Watch Ultra 2 is worth considering.
Tesla Cybertruck parked indoors in front of a black wall with headlights and taillights on.

The Tesla Cybertruck is still a complete mess, not production-ready (and won’t be any time soon) says Musk

The Tesla Cybertruck is apparently still a mess. Years into development, and with pre-order customers growing impatient, Cybertruck is not production-ready
UAW members striking

UAW Strike cripples the Big Three – GM, Ford, and Stellantis productions grinds to halt

Today, the UAW strike has halted production at Ford, GM, and Stellantis (the big three) as workers demand better pay, benefitys, and improved working conditions
The Apple Watch Ultra 2

Apple Watch Ultra 2 and Apple Watch 9: Everything you need to know about the new Apple wearables

Apple unveiled the new Apple Watch 9 and Apple Watch Ultra 2 at its September 12 event.
ev charging in sunny weather

How to care for your EV battery and reduce range anxiety

Range anxiety is real. With our tips and tricks, your EV battery will last longer and take your further.
front end angle of 2024 BMW X5 xDrive50e PHEV parked in a white studio.

The best PHEV SUVs you can get right now (and we have a surprise favorite)

Looking for a plug-in hybrid SUV? We've got some great picks, and a few you might not have considered yet
Apple iPhone 14 with new features

You might be able to buy the iPhone 15 in Apple Stores next week – here’s how

A notable Apple reporter says the iPhone 15 may go on sale in Apple Stores as soon as the day after it's announced, which is unprecedented.
Tesla Cybertruck parked indoors in front of a black wall with headlights and taillights on.

The long-awaited Tesla $25k EV will reportedly be just as ugly as the Cybertruck, arriving in 2025

Tesla has been teasing a low-cost EV for years, and a new report suggests it's coming soon - and may be as ugly as Cybertruck
Swatch Fifty Fathoms

Swatch, Blancpain collab on 5 ocean-inspired Fifty Fathoms watches, all dropping today

Men's watches are getting another Swatch collab, this time with Blancpain. Five watches, all inspired by Earth's oceans
Bridgestone tires Potenza Sport AS side view

Bridgestone Tires’ new Potenza Sport AS promises better wet and winter condition performance for true all-season tire

Looking for an all-season tire that has great wet and winter condition performance? Bridgestone claims its newest tire is what you want.
Burning man festival temple

Burning Man stranded thousands, but they’re now leaving the desert

Burning Man 2023's attendees are finding ways to escape the Black Rock desert after a week of mud and rain.
Mercedes eSprinter driving street

Van Life goes EV: New fully electric Mercedes Sprinter starts at $71,886, has 249 mile range

The long-awaited Mercedes eSprinter is priced at $71,886, and has a 113kWH battery with 249 miles of range
Adam Driver Ferrari Movie image

Movie trailer: New Ferrari movie with Adam Driver and Penelope Cruz is a glossy homage to car maker’s history

Adam Driver stars as Enzo Ferrari in the new movie "Ferrari," due to hit theaters this Christmas
Saddleback Cay

Fyre Festival is (allegedly) coming back sometime in 2024. Who’s ready to get ripped off again?!

Ready to get ripped off again? Fyre Festival 2 is apparently going to happen in 2024 - in the Caribbean again
The Lamborghini Lanzador concept side view

We now know what a fully electric Lamborghini looks like, and it’s pretty incredible

Lamborghini has given the world a look at its Lanzador "Ultra GT" electric car concept.
Close-up view of the logo of a Ferrari on public display in a car show

Explained: The cool history behind the car logos of your favorite automakers

Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Mercedes are amongst the iconic car manufacturers whose logos have an interesting history.
Front view of a second gen Mercedes-AMG coupe

The all-new 2024 Mercedes AMG GT Coupe: First look

The 2024 Mercedes AMG GT Coupe comes with a powerful hand built V8, a lightweight body, and plenty of comfort features.
Mustang GTD on track from front

The 2025 Ford Mustang GTD is basically a street-legal race car

The $300,000 Ford Mustang GTD is a street-legal variant of the GT3 race car that is set to debut at Le Mans in 2024.
The 25th anniversary lamborgnini countach in white

Get bidding: Sotheby’s is auctioning an iconic Lamborghini Countach from The Wolf of Wall Street

Looking to buy an iconic car? There's nothing more iconic than a movie-famous Lamborghini, and one could be yours
Tesla Model 3 and Model Y parked in front of a city skyline on a runway.

Survey: Tesla drivers love their cars but not Elon Musk

A recent survey suggests customers still view Tesla's vehicles positively, but Elon Musk's actions have soured opinions on the CEO.
Tesla Cybertruck parked indoors in front of a black wall with headlights and taillights on.

Is the Tesla Cybertruck still relevant? 5 EV trucks that will undoubtedly sell better

The Cybertruck has a lot of stiff competition, and might struggle to outsell EVs from Ford, Dodge, Rivian, and others.
car infotainment system

A new J.D. Power study says drivers are unimpressed with in-car tech

A J.D. Power study shows that customers are less satisfied with in-car tech than they were a few years ago.
Rolls-Royce Spectre side profile in front of gray walls and studio lighting.

Rolls-Royce just gave you a really good reason to never buy a Rolls-Royce — you may get blacklisted

Rolls-Royce's CEO has announced plans to ban anyone caught flipping the Spectre from buying new vehicles from the company.
A Rolex Daytona on a wrist

How to pick a unique vintage Rolex: The essential factors to consider

There are many examples on the vintage market, and some are far more interesting than modern Rolexes. Here's what to look for.
Two Jaguar E-Types, a roadster and coupe, driving down a mountain road at speed.

The best classic cars you can get for less than $100k

With a $100k budget, you can either buy a pristine classic or a very rare fixer-upper.
The Alef Aviation Model A

This $300K flying car just got an airworthiness certificate from the FAA

The Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has just given a prototype flying car the green light. The car in question is the “Model A” from California-based Alef Aviation.
A person riding the BMW CE 02 in what appears to be a skate park

BMW begins electrifying its motorcycle lineup with all new CE 02

BMW unveils its CE2 motorcycle, and electric bike that's as cool as it is quiet
bmw motorcycle connectedride smartglasses p90512822 highres motorrad connect

BMW Motorrad brings heads-up display to motorcycles via new ConnectedRide Smartglasses

BMW has created smart glasses that have a heads-up display on the lens, called ConnectedRide
An image of the 2022 Mexican Grand Prix mid-race.

F1 just announced their 2024 schedule — here’s every race

The 2023 season isn't over, but F1 has its 2024 schedule set. Here's the full list of races.